The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 25 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 196 172 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.60% 6.65% 5.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.20% 7.23% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 121 123 105
Average salary £28,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2390 2379 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.64% 92.03% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1531 1846 1658
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 234 (68.42%) Windows
2 139 (40.64%) Microsoft
3 102 (29.82%) Active Directory
4 97 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (25.73%) Linux
6 84 (24.56%) VMware
7 83 (24.27%) Windows 7
8 81 (23.68%) TCP/IP
9 77 (22.51%) SQL
10 65 (19.01%) UNIX
11 55 (16.08%) Security Cleared
12 51 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (14.62%) DV Cleared
14 49 (14.33%) SC Cleared
15 48 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (14.04%) Cisco
15 48 (14.04%) Oracle
15 48 (14.04%) MS Excel
16 45 (13.16%) SAN
16 45 (13.16%) Firewall
17 42 (12.28%) SharePoint
18 41 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (11.40%) HP
20 38 (11.11%) Windows 8
21 37 (10.82%) MS Exchange
22 32 (9.36%) Citrix
23 31 (9.06%) ITIL
24 30 (8.77%) SQL Server
25 29 (8.48%) Telecoms
25 29 (8.48%) LAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 37 (10.82%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.14%) Lotus Domino
4 15 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.39%) IIS
5 13 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.63%) Documentum
7 5 (1.46%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.46%) Lync
8 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.29%) Apache
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 48 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.63%) Office 365
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 45 (13.16%) SAN
2 45 (13.16%) Firewall
3 29 (8.48%) LAN
4 28 (8.19%) WAN
5 24 (7.02%) DNS
6 22 (6.43%) GSM
7 21 (6.14%) UMTS
7 21 (6.14%) VoIP
8 18 (5.26%) SS7
9 16 (4.68%) SMS
10 13 (3.80%) DHCP
11 10 (2.92%) VPN
11 10 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.34%) Wireless
12 8 (2.34%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.34%) PBX
12 8 (2.34%) Broadband
13 7 (2.05%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.75%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.88%) MySQL
5 2 (0.58%) Big Data
5 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (3.22%) Subversion
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (8.48%) Telecoms
2 25 (7.31%) Marketing
3 19 (5.56%) Finance
4 18 (5.26%) French Language
5 17 (4.97%) Spanish Language
6 13 (3.80%) German Language
7 10 (2.92%) Russian Language
8 8 (2.34%) Back Office
9 3 (0.88%) Front Office
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.17%) J2EE
1 4 (1.17%) HTML
2 2 (0.58%) .NET
2 2 (0.58%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Java EE
3 1 (0.29%) COM
3 1 (0.29%) JSP
3 1 (0.29%) Servlets
3 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.68%) Clustering
3 11 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.05%) Replication
5 6 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.88%) Open Source
8 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.58%) Wiki
9 2 (0.58%) Kindle
9 2 (0.58%) iPhone
10 1 (0.29%) SCORM
10 1 (0.29%) Social Media
10 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 234 (68.42%) Windows
2 97 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (25.73%) Linux
4 83 (24.27%) Windows 7
5 65 (19.01%) UNIX
6 51 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 22 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (5.26%) CentOS
10 17 (4.97%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.09%) SUSE
11 14 (4.09%) Debian
11 14 (4.09%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (2.34%) Solaris
14 6 (1.75%) AIX
14 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.58%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (9.06%) ITIL
2 25 (7.31%) Performance Monitoring
3 23 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 18 (5.26%) Change Management
6 17 (4.97%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.39%) Product Marketing
8 12 (3.51%) Mentoring
9 11 (3.22%) Network Management
9 11 (3.22%) Workflow
10 10 (2.92%) Time Management
11 9 (2.63%) Asset Management
12 5 (1.46%) Product Management
12 5 (1.46%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (1.46%) Capacity Management
13 4 (1.17%) SIEM
13 4 (1.17%) Project Management
13 4 (1.17%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (1.17%) Incident Management
13 4 (1.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.51%) SQL
2 15 (4.39%) VBScript
2 15 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.92%) C
4 9 (2.63%) VB
5 8 (2.34%) Java
6 6 (1.75%) C++
6 6 (1.75%) Python
6 6 (1.75%) Ruby
6 6 (1.75%) Perl
7 2 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (16.08%) Security Cleared
2 50 (14.62%) DV Cleared
3 49 (14.33%) SC Cleared
4 28 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (6.14%) MCSE
6 19 (5.56%) MCP
6 19 (5.56%) Degree
7 16 (4.68%) CCNA
7 16 (4.68%) HND
7 16 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.39%) HNC
9 8 (2.34%) CISSP
9 8 (2.34%) CCNP
10 6 (1.75%) MCSA
10 6 (1.75%) MCTS
11 5 (1.46%) SCSA
11 5 (1.46%) CEH
11 5 (1.46%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.88%) CCSA
12 3 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.97%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.58%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 48 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.31%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.39%) NDS
5 14 (4.09%) XenApp
5 14 (4.09%) vSphere
6 12 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.17%) Samba
7 4 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.17%) NFS
8 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.58%) pfSense
8 2 (0.58%) KVM
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.29%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (6.73%) SCCM
2 22 (6.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 20 (5.85%) SCOM
4 11 (3.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (3.22%) WSUS
5 4 (1.17%) nmon
6 3 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.29%) Legato
Vendors
1 139 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 84 (24.56%) VMware
3 48 (14.04%) Oracle
3 48 (14.04%) Cisco
4 39 (11.40%) HP
5 32 (9.36%) Citrix
6 29 (8.48%) EMC
7 19 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 16 (4.68%) Avaya
9 15 (4.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 15 (4.39%) TIBCO
9 15 (4.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 12 (3.51%) Sun
11 8 (2.34%) Huawei
12 7 (2.05%) Veritas
13 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.75%) Symantec
14 5 (1.46%) StorageTek
14 5 (1.46%) Lotus
14 5 (1.46%) CheckPoint
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